Why Keeping Your Digestive System Healthy Is Critical

I recently wrote an article on ” 5 Awesome Things About Your Body ” and was pleasantly surprised to see how happy some readers were to find out that our bodies are truly special. If I were to add on to that article, the next “Awesome Thing” would probably be your digestive tract. It has incredibly difficult and important functions to perform. For example: It has a big part to play in immune system function as it’s total exposed area is about the size of a football field.
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Our ‘gutsy’ digestive system

Yoghurt is rich in probiotics and aids digestion(HT Photo) I have reflux disease and experience heartburn especially at night. What precautions should I take? Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or acid reflux, is a condition that occurs when gastric acid backs up into oesophagus. The most common symptom is heartburn or regurgitation, which results when the lower oesophageal sphincter cannot relax properly to allow food and liquid to flow down into the stomach. Acid then flows back up the oesophagus, causing a burning in the chest.
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Probiotics promote healthy digestive system

Avoid complications The consequences of a malfunctioning digestive system can be extensive and severe, as a weakened immune system means vulnerability to infections and diseases. This highlights the importance of taking proactive steps to ensure your digestive system receives the care it merits. In order to avoid these potential health problems, make sure you start caring for your digestive health. Just start by following the tips outlined above for better health in the long run.
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